# Pickups

#### Gotoh

Gotoh began manufacturing stringed instrument parts in 1960 and is the only machine head manufacturer in Japan. Their parts are sold worldwide and are a common choice of musical instrument makers.

#### Kent Armstrong

Kent Armstrong is one of the foremost pickup designers in the industry, with years of experience and one goal: To give every player their dream sound.
Pickup - Kent Armstrong, Icon Vintage 57 (Alnico 2), Neck
Colors Available:
Kent is one of the foremost pickup designers in the industry, and years of listening to what the customer wanted to hear has culminated in the esteemed Kent Armstrong pickups. With his pickups, Kent has one goal in mind: to give every player their dream sound. Faithfully recreated from the famous 1957 Patent Applied For design humbucking pickup with the same plain enamel 42 AWG wire and Alnico 2 magnets for the warmth and singing tone the originals are known for. Proper 49.2mm pole piece spacing, braided wire with no tap and maple spacers. For the first time you can get a true calibrated set for neck and bridge position but the options don't stop there.
Starting at $69.95 Pickup - Kent Armstrong, Slimbucker, Side Mount, Jazz Colors Available: Kent Armstrong “Slimbucker” jazz pickup with slim profile (3/8" thick), side-mount configuration. Made in the style of Gibson’s early 1960’s Johnny Smith guitars with floating mini-humbucker pickups, this jazz pickup is perfect for use with traditional arch-top electric guitars. Its non-invasive mounting capabilities keep the guitar’s acoustic properties uninhibited. Starting at$49.95
Pickup - Kent Armstrong, Icon Vintage 57 (Alnico 2), Bridge
Colors Available:
Kent is one of the foremost pickup designers in the industry, and years of listening to what the customer wanted to hear has culminated in the esteemed Kent Armstrong pickups. With his pickups, Kent has one goal in mind: to give every player their dream sound. Faithfully recreated from the famous 1957 Patent Applied For design humbucking pickup with the same plain enamel 42 AWG wire and Alnico 2 magnets for the warmth and singing tone the originals are known for. Proper 49.2mm pole piece spacing, braided wire with no tap and maple spacers. For the first time you can get a true calibrated set for neck and bridge position but the options don't stop there.
Starting at $74.25 Pickup - Kent Armstrong, Icon Series, Vintage 52, Tele Bridge Kent Armstrong opened the archives for this replication of a 1952 Tele® single coil bridge pickup using authentic 42 gauge Formvar wire and alnico 3 magnets for that true vintage tone that everyone demands from the boutique winders. Finally Kent added a stainless steel base plate to ensure the magnetic field is not absorbed by a magnetic plate lessening the field strength. Now these great pickups are available to you for a fraction of the cost! Chrome covered neck position available as a partner, P-PUK29.$52.95
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